Benjamin Franklin was a renowned polymath. Born on January 17, 1706, he became one of the famous authors, printer, postmaster, politician, theorist, inventor, musician, civil activist, scientist, satirist, diplomat and statesman. He is known globally for his discoveries and work regarding electricity. As a scientist he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and history of physics. His inventions include bifocals, lightning rods, Franklin stove and carriage odometer. He was also among the founding fathers of America who also founded the first public lending library and first fire department in America.
Franklin earned the title of the first American for his work for colonial unity. As the first ambassador of United States to France he was the perfect example of the emerging America at that time. Benjamin Franklin was always proud of his roots that belonged to the working class. He was a famous newspaper editor and printer in Philadelphia. In the publishing of ‘Pennsylvania Chronicle’, a newspaper known for its revolutionary sentiments and critics over the British Monarchy in the US societies he partnered with Joseph Galloway and William Goddard. He served as the governor of Pennsylvania from 1785 to 1788. Nearing his end, he became a very famous abolitionist by freeing his slaves. Benjamin Franklin died on April 17. 1790.
On this Benjamin Franklin Day, in order to pay tribute to this iconic figure of the American History, Headway University organized an event named “in the memories of Benjamin Franklin”. The event was organized at a local auditorium in UAE. Several scholars, industry experts and scientists related to the field of physics gathered together to pay tribute to Benjamin. The event was broadcast live on internet to the computer screens of all the students of Headway University throughout the globe. The event turned out to be an excellent knowledge builder for the students and came out a success.
Headway University is an online university that provides degrees in a range of majors and industry preferred courses. Headway University has an offering of 71 majors under 16 different schools of study. Headway University provides scholarships to its deserving students as well in order to ease in their education acquisition process. Through the scholarship program of Headway University it would be easier for students to continue their education without worrying about the financial constraints. Headway university also offer a profound credit transfer program that allows students to get their credits converted into educational credits and this allows them to not only complete their degrees in lesser time than usual but also save a lot of money.